senate Bill S1014

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding prison work release program eligibility and participation

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 08, 2015 referred to crime victims, crime and correction


S1014 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §851, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5920
2013-2014: S1415
2017-2018: S4445
2019-2020: S806
2021-2022: S4835
2023-2024: S2920

S1014 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding prison work release program eligibility and participation.

S1014 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1014 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2015

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime
  and Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to expanding prison work
  release program eligibility and participation


  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 851  of  the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  60  of  the laws of 1994, the opening paragraph as
amended by chapter 320 of the laws of 2006,  the  closing  paragraph  as
amended  by  section 42 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  2. "Eligible inmate" means: a person confined in an institution who is
eligible for release on parole or who will become eligible  for  release
on  parole  or  conditional  release within [two] THREE years. Provided,
however, that a person under sentence for an offense  defined  in  para-
graphs (a) and (b) of subdivision one of section 70.02 of the penal law,
where such offense involved the use or threatened use of a deadly weapon
or  dangerous  instrument shall not be eligible to participate in a work
release program until he or she is eligible for release on parole or who
will be eligible for release on parole  or  conditional  release  within
[eighteen]  THIRTY  months.  Provided,  further,  however, that a person
under a determinate sentence as a second  felony  drug  offender  for  a
class  B  felony  offense  defined  in article two hundred twenty of the
penal law, who was sentenced pursuant to  section  70.70  of  such  law,
shall  not  be  eligible  to  participate in a temporary release program
until the time served under imprisonment  for  his  or  her  determinate
sentence, including any jail time credited pursuant to the provisions of
article  seventy of the penal law, shall be at least eighteen months. In
the case of a person serving an indeterminate sentence  of  imprisonment
imposed  pursuant  to the penal law in effect after September one, nine-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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